Jamie Brewer is an award-winning actress, a model, and an activist. She is best known for her roles in the award-winning anthology TV series “American Horror Story,” created by Ryan Murphy on FX. Her first role on American Horror Story: Murder House was playing the role of Adelaide “Addie” Langdon. In Season 3 “Coven,” she played the lead role as “Nan.” In Season 4 “Freakshow,” she played “Marjorie,” opposite Neil Patrick Harris. In Season 7 “Cult,” Brewer played “Heather” opposite Lena Dunham, and she reprised her role as “Nan” in Season 8.
Brewer has been featured on hit shows such as “Southland,” “Switched at Birth,” and “Station 19.” While her acting career took off, she also began modeling. In 2015, Brewer became the first model with Down syndrome to walk New York Fashion Week. Brewer is also an award-winning stage actor. In 2018, Brewer won the Theater World Award and the Drama Desk Award for her performance in the off-Broadway production “Amy and the Orphans.” Brewer continues to spread her wings in the entertainment industry, most recently acting in and helping produce the critically acclaimed feature film “Turnover.” In addition to her work in the arts, Brewer is also very involved in advocacy. She is an Ambassador for “Changing the Face of Beauty” and a previous member of the State of Texas ARC board. GLOBAL is proud to have her as one of our Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award recipients. Brewer plans to keep working in this exciting industry for a long time, while continuing to be an advocate and role model for people with disabilities in all aspects of her life.